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brother last year in another city. we'll hear from her tonight at 6:00. >> there has been yet another shooting in oakland today. all about the same time the police chief and city's mayor are trying to bring in some top cops to brief up crime fighting strategies. there will be a return to community policing. chief howard jordan wants to hire policemangers to act as consultants.e bill bratten is going to lead the team with vaughn waserman from boston. >> we'll give him recommendations to make sure that they're implementing it. it's my responsibility. >> this after a jauj agreed to have a court appointed director oversee the police department. the oakland city council going to complete in january to consider that plan. and coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00 abc 7 news's nick smith looks into how much this duo will cost the city. >> a church is trying to show young people alternatives to the kind of activities that can get them into trouble. allen? >> this may look like average lock in. but this is the second time they've had a big event like this for kids. it's one of the outlets for good,
to give opponents a chance to be heard in federal court. they say a ban on being naked in city streets, sidewalks and plaz yaz violates their civil rights. >> this is just going that way, it's a crush to my generation. >> it's been a issue in the castro and elsewhere. and after two years, i am trying to avoid dealing with it. i felt, i had to deal witness. i stand by this legislation. i'm happy to see it pass. and to move on to other thing autos seven people detained one woman put in a van, taken into custody for resisting arest. let me tell but a little oddity here at city hall with this vote. the first tinl around a couple weeksing ayork waits 6.5, today, 7-4 looked like scott weiner picked up support but the supervisor says no. i was just distracted and i accidentally voted in favor of the ban. she asked for the vote retaken it was, again, 6-5 in favor of banning public nudity. >> this led to an arrest of a san francisco blogger who sent a picture of supervisor scott weiner in a bathroom and wrote about it in his blog. last week he was arrested and charged under a law design frod de
city killed last night. the victim of a police chase in pasadena that ended in a tragic crash. a woman and boy kill whtd suv police were chasing ran a red light and smashed into their minivan. the suv took off near the scene of a fatal shooting that happened on christmas day. one man was killed in the shooting and another remains in critical condition. investigator are now trying to determine if there is a connection between the victims and the four occupants of the suv being chased. >> a u.s. postal worker from san bruno under arrest for stealing mail using stolen credit cards. daily city police say that he stashed bags of mail in his home to find unused credit cards, caught using the cards and is accused of giving others to friends. he faces up to seven years for identity theft and possession of stolen property. >> a work worker is in critical condition. sky 7 hd over the scene to bring us these pictures. this worker fell 20 feet through a cuttout. crews add a tough time getting to that man. >> we had to take scaffolding to get down to them. there was a little problem getting to him.
one direction or another. now, tonight at 6:00 we'll talk to neighbors and the city who are finding that the bright side, boy say of this. that will be tonight at 6:00. >> white house middle school will be reopening tomorrow after being closed today, the cause of damage in one building. four classrooms as well as library and administrative offices flooded yesterday when a culvert backed up. officials trying to determine whether they'll have to replace floors and cabinets in the building. >> a lot treefs have fallen in the storms because of the ground just oversaturated at this point. like this tree danging a mercedes-benz last week, they often damage anything and everything in their paths when they fall. tree crews have been aus fully busy haven't they? >> behind me, you can see an elm tree. you can take a look. how powerful this must have been as it was falling it picked up part of the sidewalk and fell on to this prius this, wasn't the only tree that fell here. i'm counting one, two, three, here on walnut street. this is san francisco vernal heights neighborhood where a fallen cyp
as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change just reflects the revitalization of this area of the city. new restaurants, easy access to transportation, and old homes are attracting new families. scott and laura moved from san francisco. >> reasonable shopping around. good stuff. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their dogs. so, this fits nice. reporter: nice or not, laurel admits she does not venture out at night. winkler likes the name nob expe is selling this home for $849,000. >> didn't think of it as name change, sort of as a creation of a district or a -- getting anite. reporter: the area has been known as the golden gate district, or just north oakland, to residents for years. kelly is a partner in the cupsake shop in oakland. >> i don't really think it needs to change. the neighborhood can grow and the name can stay the same. >> residents who say they're willing to fight this name change and there's no telling how long this name will stick around. abc-7 news. >> ama: a triple homicide suspect in a shooting at an indian reservation has died of getting into
towards the wedwood city area, and this is shifting to the south. mortgage gap hill, san martin. seeing moderate rain ease up. we have a flashflood warning until 6:30 for san will you rice river near big tree and that's a big concern. that's up at 60:00 this evening. the russian officer, flood stage 32. expected to get close to 31 feet. they might come down but that would be tomorrow morning. and mine are fluke situations on the nap a river, right now at 15 feet, and the napa river, 19 feet. so minor fluctuations on bay area rivers. how long this will stay with us? we'll take a look at the forecast. >> a wind advisory was in effect for the bay bridge, the carquinez bridge. if you didn't think the storm had a kick, take a look. this is our camera on mt. tamalpais in mill valley, pounded by rain and serious wind gusts. this storm drenched parts of the north bay. the national weather service issued a floor nod -- flashflood warning. and stoney point road is closed. sergio quintana is live at the scene. reporter: leigh mentioned the problem of the flash-flood warnings, and the other problem
level between now and 6:00. however, no flooding is expected in the city of napa. officials and residents are crediting a flood project that is still underway. the sign says flooded, and the vons memorial park was supposed to be closed to the public at a precaution, but that didn't stop people from bellying up to the railing to see the swollen napa river for themselves. it's big, the river project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, but i think it's doing its job. reporter: upstream, about five miles north of town, some residents were no so leisurely as they watched the current rise. kohl is where the napa river is expected to go a foot aboveed in stage. >> could get wet on the property. i 1/2 natural drainage that runs threw the vineyards and the creek. hopefully i'll stay dry. >> in rutherford we found portions of vineyard underwater. erosion is a concern for grape growers. along main treat in downtown napa, sandbags were ready for duty but were not needed. >> so far there's been nothing. we came in this morning and the owner said, you can move them. so. that's what
are down. dozens in san francisco alone. and abc 7 news is live in the city tonight with a story and some remarkable pictures. >> this is a big storm, part of this fell over here. you can see, this must have been a big storm. part of the tree fell. the brampbls as you can see many of them fell. when we come back, i'm going to tell you who is going to be paying for it. talk about a rude awakening. a 100 foot tree crashed on to the house in san francisco russian hill neighborhood. one part of the tree speared through the9u'Ñ couple bedroom. >> we woke up.osarç and thanksayp the loord we're e to talk to you about it. >> the main trunk fell into the backyard. the department of public works maintains and is responsible for about 40,000 neighborhood true autos we had a dozen trees coming down in san francisco. different neighborhoods. >> this black acacia fell on a prius. it happened on 25th avenue and lake street. it take a look this crew less than 20 minutes to cut it down. >> roof gets saturated. nature making a course after that. >> and that star as i told you before, a camery was totall
to help the city of east palo alto with sandbagging and repairs to this levee that sort of compromised last night and was leaking, what they call a boil was created. they are hoping to take advantage of the dry weather in advance of the storms expected tomorrow. >> they spent the morning power washing his muddy backyard. it's feet from the creek which last night rose at least 15 feet to spill over its banks and into his backyard. >> every year, every year. because like i say, it could happen. >> primary challenge has been funding. >> reporter: a variety of cities and counties and the water district joined a agency after the devastating flood. but construction won't be completed until next year. authority abandoned army corps of engineers. >> their measure "b" dedicated about $38 million to address the flooding issues on the creek. >> reporter: last night's rain coincided with high tide. seven homes were under mandatory evacuation. many people left without being told. >> i was told that people had to move out but we were already gone. >> he sits behind the le slee that was inadequate la
in the central valley a woman called police saying she found a man on her driveway in the city of selma just south of fresno. deputies say the body covered with wounds. dogs found several hours later in a home. the fresno county coroner is working to determine the exact cause of death but suspicion is mauling. the district attorney will decide if charges will be filed against the dog owners. >> san francisco police officer post aid controversial video on his facebook page that has his bosses taking a second look. we are live from the hall of justice. what is this all about? carolyn? >> well, video posted on a facebook page, identified as belonging to sfpd sargeant carl t. he changed his last time to tannenbaum, from, tannenbaum, rather. you can see the driver hands are on the wheel, racing through the broadway tunnel. the joyride starts at the entrance on larken and ends in chinatown. posted limit is 35 miles per hour. our abc 7 news crew drove that in 40 seconds. we timed the video posted on the web site which showed officers wild ride took 16 seconds. the sargeant facebook page had a quote
, fairfield 25 degrees, 26 in santa rosa. 31 in fremont, redwood city, santa cruz, oftalsxñhv$ézwt$ds t spared by the chill. tonight just how low temperatures will go, you'll see frost tomorrow morning and the timing of the next cold storm coming in in just a few minutes. >> thank you. black ice sk blamed for the 60 car pile up on interstate 5 8j from oregon border. freeway shut down all night near the town of horn brooke. at least 16 people were hurt in the wreck. eight faken to the hospital. two dudsen vehicles had to be towed. >> a local police agency warn together public. >> and the letter from china to a local lawmaker slamming warnings about an imported dog food. >> and a little glow fish that researchers say could hold the key to discovering life saving >>> police in san francisco alerting residents in the mission district about a registered sexual offender in their neighborhood. a 53-year-old was released this month, served 24 years for a number of sexual assaults against children. police now say he's living in the mission district apartment, sim yonz has been convicted of several offe
weapons of war off the streets of our city. >> ama: this morning, senator joe lieberman called for a commission to look at our nation's gun laws and mental health system. >> on this first sunday after the newtown shooting, people here in the bay area looked for solace at their places of worship. we're live at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. >> today seemed to be the kind of day when parents wanted to be very close to their children, especially at places of worship like here. here they played for the victims of newtown but also for the safety of their open -- own children. reporter: new at the cathedral, monsignor offered prayers for the victims of new tiewn and was joined by many parishioners. >> today is a day to pray, especially for all those people. that were massacred and for their families. reporter: even a special prayer written for the victims. he is the pastor of st. mary's and says people have come to mass not just to pray but to try to make some sense of the evil that occurred. >> and seeking to find constance nation the promise and hope of a god who feels with
violence in this city. >> oakland mayor says she's hoping to hold another buy back soon because many people showed up on saturday, they ran out of money. >> there was just enough rain z÷ umbrellas open and puddle dodging going on near union square this afternoon. sandhya patel is here now to let us know. >> i would hang onto it. live doppler 7 hd showing you we do have showers left, really host of these winding down. there is mountain view area is just starting to wind down. now, into5u route 88 and 4. 80 not requiring controls, winter storm warning is going until midnight tonight. so just keep that in mind. couple more inches expected so xm inches have fallen. and there will be more coming. so more storms dmu this week. when will you need umbrellas? what will christmas eve look like? >> thank you very much. with proliferation of home solar systems, warn goinging out about cold snap sandhya is talking about. cracked pipes are a possibility. abc 7 news is live in san jose to explain what to do. david? >> rising rivers and creeks are has yards when storms hit. but freezing temperatures can c
to it get clear whyer until monday, christmas ev?) >> we're following breaking news. san jose city college. >> there are reports of a gunman on campus. this is sky 7 hd live over the scene. just coming in. we do not have details on this yet. we know there are reports of a gunman. you can see the police@új6ñ response,. >> we'll continue to track this for you. stay with us. abc 7 news continues right after th >>> this is san jose city college. you can see an armed response here. the school is on lock down. there are reports of someone with a gun on campus. this is a affecting traffic in the surrounding area. south bascom avenue and moor park avenue are closed. you can see a strong police presence here, investigators look to find this person, they believe is on campus with a gun. >> we'll keep updating this. you can imagine the tension there this, is an important week for pacific gas and electric, voting on l to grant pg&e a rate increase to pay for safety upgrades on this system. to show what that would be used for. one of the big lessons from the pipeline explosion is that utility needs t
dismissed. a court judge found the city did not violate endangered species act by allowing golf in the park. it found golf is not likely to jeopardize existence of the california red legged frog and san francisco garter snake. the ruling ends a battle over the future of the course. >> listen to this. airplane mode on electronics may be a thing of the past if the head of the fcc gets his way. the chairman sent a letter asking them to allow the use of mobile phones and other electronic devices during all portions of the flight.]5)q now, requiring passengers to turn devices off during takeoff and landing. >> researchers in uc berkeley studying the way our body converts carbohydrates into fat found a gene contributing to fatty liver disease. and is a result of a diet filled with carbs. three quarters of obese people and a third of the americans have fatty liver disease. that now has potential to target drugs, treat diabetes and fatty liver disease. the study published online. >>> a german study finds women 35 ask younger develop a different kind of breast cancer. researchers studied 9,000 women
affected but american airlines and southwest canceling flights to, and from the windy and now, snowy, city. >> another news tonight a 22-year-old woman has been arraigned on being an accessory to the murder of a man. raven chanel dixon was arrested on tuesday on a prostitution charge. while in custody she was charged with being an accessory to homicide with gang enhancement. >> this is new. she's just seeingner chains like that come out, this is hard for her family. so just continue to pray for her. and she's scared. you know? so like anyone would be. >> her mom says raven is a single mom with a college student, and at rest is out of the blue. >> bells tolled aross the country today in tribute to victims of newtown, connecticut. bells followed a moment of silence at 9:30 eastern time. the gunman, adam lanza began a rampage. 26 people killed, 20 just children. president obama honored a moment of silence after releasing a tweet saying quote, 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults together we'll carry on and make our country worthy of their memory. >> the national rifle association c
yesterday. they tell abc 7 news he was kind and gentle, not inthun aggressive. the city's chief is defending what officersqf>6p did laura anthony has the story. >> well, citing an ongoing investigation, investigators won't say what weapon he was carrying. whaez shot and killed by police, banta worked here about two years. and todayds+r, his friends tols he would not be violent towards anyone. >> it doesn't add up. we're so confused. >> the owner of the salon is talking about one of the popular stylists. a 22-year-old anthony banta, junior, shot and killed by police. >> when someone is taken from you so violently, gone so early. that you-you know, there. but there is a memory. and acts of congress. we have to embrace that. >> friends and co-workers say he was a professional, punk twal, hard working and generous. now, the station is empty in the salon, closed for the day to give employees a chance to grieve its hard to wrap our brains around it. you'll no longer be there. we're just trying to focusñ'v n being positive z honoring his memory. >> police received a call from his apartment on cr
the city has set up premade options for many meters. >> democrats and republicans are wrangling over last--minute legislation to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. there's no sign of a deal so far. here's the latest. reporter: as senators convened in a rare sunday session, they heard this prayer from the senate chaplain. >> look with favor on our nation, and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> the clock is ticking towards the new year's midnight hour when tax hikes and budget cuts swoop ground the fiscal cliff. the two senate leaders, harry reid and mitch mcconnell are working on a stop-gap bill. >> at some point it appears there are things that stop us from moving forward. i hope we're not there, but we're getting real close. >> i want everyone to know i'm willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. >> the legislation would prevent tax increase for roughly 98% of american workers, extend unemployment benefits set to expire for some two million people, and prevent a huge cut in payments to medicare doctors. >> we should go ahead and introduce legs that would make sure middle cl
and market streets on the day the city kicked off a program. program. rsty live from the scene for us. a man in his 40s was struck and killed with a pickup and authorities say it happened about 2:30 this afternoon. police do not know if the victim was in a crosswalk at the time. people who saw the accident upset and know the district can be a dangerous place if you're on foot. >> this is careful here. you can start running over people. you know? going fast. >> something like this happened to a friend of mine many years ago. i just kept thinking how we're always rushing about for the holidays and i'm trying to encourage people to slow down, be present. be safe. >> in 2011, did 17 pedestrians were struck, so far this year. 17 pedestrians have been killed in action. the district attorney announced that a new campaign would be kicked off called don't rush. urging to drive with caution during the holidays. >> thank you. >> police are investigating yet another incident. a parent spotted the device around 1:00 this after the in. classes had been dismissed for the day. the sc
is falling. crescent city, and eureka. and this is governoring to be heading down towards bay area, let's give you a quick view. you'll notice cloud cover. rain line up by yu kaia tonight. heading into 9:00, 10:00, or 11:00 we'll see fronts moving south and east. we'll see rainfall. rainfall by midnight is letting up to the but east bay, south bay towards santa cruz mountainski2Ñ getting light rai. our live doppler 7 hd once again will be tracking the storm. i'll be back with details and how much rain we'll get out of the sits tim. >> thank you so much. >> walnut streak police looking at video after thieves sledge hammered into a macy's store overnight taking thousands of dollars of high end jewelry. abc 7 news is at the broadway plaza center. i understand there was a delay in response after the alarm? >> a full one hour and 13 minutes. that delay was not in the police department responsibility. that delay happened from the store notifying police after receiving that call they were here in minute asks want to know it took so long to be notified. holidays bring out shopper buzz they als
is accurate, people in itally's superstitious city have a secret weapon to survive. these red horns have been flying off the sheflz. they're a typical amullet for warding off bad luck. street vendors seeing a business opportunity here as -c, special limited edition red horns have been customized with the slogan against the end of the world. i suppose fit works they're worth the money. >> looks like a giant chill chilly -- chile pepper. >> and your holiday travel plans may be impacted. let me show you a live picture right now. it's dark out there. 59 this afternoon in san jose. from our camera, winter storm warning goesing up, just be aware of the fact that this could with slow going. check out live doppler 7 hd right now. i'll show were you rain is falling. storms moving in. we're seeing some rain developing steady from yu kia. clear lake and as you look here around guerneville, some moderate rain is showing up. kingridge road is picking up rain. traveling, watch out for rain@>. and temperatures now into 50s, today's high temperatures milder than yesterday but we did start out with mid to upp
students and staff deal with this tragedy n union city, school district officials consoled each other. one psychologist figuring older kids were likely to learn about the connecticut shooting through social media. she also helped to craft an e mail to go staff and teacher as cross the district. >> look for in students that might, this might have a big impact on wh. to refer them for services. >> in oakland, administrators say they're trying to give out information without drama tiesing it and trying to reassure students they have many people looking out for them. >> so, once again air, shooting massacre rekindling long running debate in this country, being talked about with renewed vigor in sacramento tonight. we're live with both sides of the issue. nannette? >> the brady campaign ranks california as having the strictest concontrol laws in the country. advocates are seizing on the moment, state senator considering reintro dugs a bill. governor brown ordered flags at the california state capitol to be flown at half staff calling the tragedy a heart breaking loss. 23 years ago california ha
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